GEAR UP NM Summer Opportunities

Keep Up With GEAR UP This Summer!

GEAR UP New Mexico provides numerous programs and activities during the school year, but we also have great summer opportunities for our students, too! From College Bus Tours to other camp events, GUNM wants to keep our students active and engaged during their summer vacation.

Summer College Bus Tour 

It is with great pleasure that we share with you information on the 2019 GEAR UP New Mexico
Summer College Bus Tour! During this tour, GEAR UP New Mexico students from across the state, along with GEAR UP New Mexico staff will visit the following campuses:

  • New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology in Socorro, NM
  • Doña Ana Community College in Las Cruces, NM
  • New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM
  • New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, NM
  • Eastern New Mexico University, in Portales, NM.

Along the way we will learn about the numerous opportunities available at these colleges and universities. In addition, we will visit national
parks and monuments!

College Advantage Camp (CAC)

College Advantage Camp 2019 at the University of New Mexico cannot be missed! GEAR UP New Mexico students will participate in interactive sessions to develop skills for a successful future. Communication, planning, teamwork, and service are just the beginning - prepare to have some fun with new friends!

What Happens At CAC?

Get the full college experience during College Advantage Camp! Live the life of an actual college student all while making new connections, learning new skills and much more!

  • Engaging Approach: GEAR UP students will compete in team-based challenges, work on developing personal success plans, and compete in large group energizers.
  • New Friends: Meet your GEAR UP peers and get ready to ignite your success.
  • College Campus: Get the opportunity to work, play, and live on a college campus. This powerful experience helps form the vision of a college bound future.
  • Real Results: Walk away from camp with new skills, clearly defined goals, and strong relationships!

GEAR UP At The Santa Fe Opera 

Are you a GEAR UP NM college student? If so, then this is a wonderful opportunity for you! Join us this summer at The Santa Opera for you chance to see La Bohème! There will be refreshments, fun, and you will even have the opportunity to take a backstage tour!

  • Community Education: Lean how to enrich the field of opera through imagination, popular literature, culture, and social or historical themes.
  • Career Exploration: Expand your knowledge and horizons on what it takes to to peruse an education or career in operatic arts.
  • Exposure to the Arts: Experience what it's like to attend and be a part of a performing arts production.

GEAR UP New Mexico Summer Opportunities Contact Info

Cisco Tapia: cisco.tapia@state.nm.us (505) 660-6335